09 Mar '17, 2pm

US Solar Market Has Record-Breaking Year, Total Market Poised to Triple in Next 5 Years

US Solar Market Has Record-Breaking Year, Total Market Poised to Triple in Next 5 Years

In a record-breaking year for solar, the U.S. market installed 14,762 megawatts (DC) of solar PV in 2016 -- nearly doubling the capacity installed in 2015. Growth was primarily driven by the utility-scale PV segment, which installed more solar in 2016 than the entire market in 2015. For the first time ever, solar ranked as the No. 1 source of new electric generating capacity, accounting for 39 percent of new capacity additions in 2016. On average, 1 new megawatt of solar PV capacity came on-line every 36 minutes in 2016. In 2016, a record 22 states each added more than 100 megawatts of solar PV. The fourth quarter of 2016 was the second consecutive quarter that California added more than 1 gigawatt (DC) of utility PV and the largest single quarter ever in one state. At 19 percent, residential PV saw its growth slow in 2016 from record growth in 2015 due to second-half slow...

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U.S. Solar Market Has Record-Breaking Year, Total Market Poised to Triple in Next Five Years

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seia.org 09 Mar '17, 5am

In a record-breaking year for solar, the U.S. market installed 14,762 MWdc of solar PV in 2016 - nearly doubling the capac...

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cleantechnica.com 09 Mar '17, 2pm

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